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BIM qualification

In July 2017, Chris Lenz received his Certification in BIM Management from Redstack in Adelaide. Chris said, “The four day course was divided into two separate sessions with a week’s break in between and was of a very high standard. It covered the key aspects of BIM, mainly at a strategic level, in which the […]

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Two more papers published!

Our principal  Chris Lenz feels privileged in having 2 further papers published recently. The first is Cross Border Construction Dispute Mediation:  The Arbitrator and Mediator Journal June 2017, pages 28-41, which deals with the various cultural issues in a theoretical civil engineering construction dispute involving Australians, British and German protagonists, and how a mediator must recognise […]

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Your dispute

In my experience in law practices since 1989, and as a mediator since 1991, if you have, or about to have a dispute with someone else, consider having the dispute mediated. However, in my experience, you cannot successfully mediate a dispute too early. Both sides need to have felt some pain or inconvenience, so that […]

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Selecting a solicitor

Online marketing expert, James Tuckerman’s email of 29 June 2017 explained that his clients thanked him for making their lives better! At Lenz Moreton, we help protect and improve our clients’ financial positions. That makes our clients lives better! However, we can only assist if you become a client and many of our clients only […]

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Subcontractor’s Charges

In Queensland, subcontractors in the construction industry have the benefit of the Subcontractors’ Charges Act 1974 which can greatly assist getting paid something, even if your contractor has gone into liquidation. Last year during the downturn, we successfully assisted a number of clients, who otherwise would have received nothing. Have a look at our website […]

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Solar Power in Queensland

Solar power and the grid, and increased Renewable Energy Targets are back in the spotlight, not only in South Australia (where the lights went off), but also in Queensland. Last year Chris carried out research on this important issue. Whilst it was about a year ago,  some of the data and issues identified may assist you […]

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Improve your business today

MANAGE YOUR BUSINESS PROPERLY in 2017 ASIC’s  2016 Insolvency Report 507 identified 3 main causes of failure of companies:   46% failed because of inadequate cash-flow or high cash use. 46%  failed because of poor strategic management 34% failed due to poor financial control, including lack of records Your construction business requires cash-flow. If there is […]

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